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Estimated Pay $23 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Morehead and Surrounding Areas
Morehead, Kentucky

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About this job

Job Summary

An individual who has completed personal care training and is competent to perform assigned 
functions of personal care to the client in their residence.

Qualifications

1. Must have completed personal care training program and competency.
2. Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
3. Ability to carry out directions, read and write.
4. Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job. 


Responsibilities
-Assist clients with personal hygiene, including shower, tub or bed baths, oral care, hair and skin care.
-Assist clients in the use of toilet facilities, including bed pans.
-Assist clients in and out of bed, excluding the use of mechanical lifting equipment unless 
trained and documented as competent.
-Assist clients with walking, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable.
-Assist clients with self-administration of medications.
-Meal preparation and feeding, when required.
-Assist with prescribed exercises when the client and the aide have been instructed by the appropriate health professional. 
-Record and report changes in the client’s physical condition, behavior or appearance to 
supervisor or Case Coordinator. 
-Documenting services delivered in accordance with FirstLight Home Care policies and 
procedures.


Working Environment

-Works both indoors in the Agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.


Job Relationships

-Supervised by: Case Coordinator

Risk Exposure

-High risk

 

Lifting Requirements

Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary: 
-Ability to participate in physical activity.
-Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
-Heavy lifting.
-Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

 

Job Summary

An individual who has completed personal care training and is competent to perform assigned 
functions of personal care to the client in their residence.

 

Qualifications

1. Must have completed personal care training program and competency.
2. Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
3. Ability to carry out directions, read and write.
4. Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job. 


Responsibilities
-Assist clients with personal hygiene, including shower, tub or bed baths, oral care, hair and skin care.
-Assist clients in the use of toilet facilities, including bed pans.
-Assist clients in and out of bed, excluding the use of mechanical lifting equipment unless 
trained and documented as competent.
-Assist clients with walking, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable.
-Assist clients with self-administration of medications.
-Meal preparation and feeding, when required.
-Assist with prescribed exercises when the client and the aide have been instructed by the appropriate health professional. 
-Record and report changes in the client’s physical condition, behavior or appearance to 
supervisor or Case Coordinator. 
-Documenting services delivered in accordance with FirstLight Home Care policies and 
procedures.


Working Environment

-Works both indoors in the Agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.


Job Relationships

-Supervised by: Case Coordinator

Risk Exposure

-High risk

 

Lifting Requirements

Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary: 
-Ability to participate in physical activity.
-Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
-Heavy lifting.
-Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

 

Job Summary

An individual who has completed personal care training and is competent to perform assigned 
functions of personal care to the client in their residence.

Qualifications

1. Must have completed personal care training program and competency.
2. Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
3. Ability to carry out directions, read and write.
4. Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job. 


Responsibilities
-Assist clients with personal hygiene, including shower, tub or bed baths, oral care, hair and skin care.
-Assist clients in the use of toilet facilities, including bed pans.
-Assist clients in and out of bed, excluding the use of mechanical lifting equipment unless trained and documented as competent.
-Assist clients with walking, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable.
-Assist clients with self-administration of medications.
-Meal preparation and feeding, when required.
-Assist with prescribed exercises when the client and the aide have been instructed by the appropriate health professional. 
-Record and report changes in the client’s physical condition, behavior or appearance to 
supervisor or Case Coordinator. 
-Documenting services delivered in accordance with FirstLight Home Care policies and 
procedures.


Working Environment

-Works both indoors in the Agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.


Job Relationships

-Supervised by: Case Coordinator

Risk Exposure

-High risk

 

Lifting Requirements

Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary: 
-Ability to participate in physical activity.
-Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
-Heavy lifting.
-Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to carry out directions, verbally communicate with clients and staff, read and write.
  • Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
  • Proof of state issued driver's license and valid auto insurance
  • Physical requirements as stated below
  • Possess proven undeniable integrity
  • Pass drug screen
  • Clear background check
  • Desire to care for our community

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 months experience in companion or personal care
  • Certified Nursing Assistant is a plus, but not required
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FirstLight HomeCare delivers a unique brand of high-quality and compassionate in-home care through carefully selected, screened, and trained professional caregivers, home services aides or CNA's. We are a company built on the strength of our people. Our purpose is simple: "To Improve Quality of Life." We look for individuals with a passion for excellence, who will help make us better, while providing our clients with exceptional care and compassion every day.

If you have the skills required along with being compassionate, dependable, and a hardworking caregiver looking to join the BEST non-medical home care team in Illinois, please apply ~ we only hire the best!

Preferred qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

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Posting ID: 853713475 Posted: 2023-07-17 Job Title: Personal Care Assistant